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and new york city among the hardest hit. >> we begin, though, to tell us where sandy is, doug? >> sandy is still right on top of us. this storm is not going anywhere soon. the good news, here, though, is sandy has weakened dramatically. so we are no longer seeing those fierce winds anywhere across the northeast. that is some very, very good news. we will continue to watch this storm as it's continuing to make its way very slowly toward the north and east. last night, moving at 38 miles an hour as it slammed into the coast. now, it is moving at just a few miles an hour and it is just sitting and it is just spinning. cold air on the backside. warm air on the south side, along the east side of this storm. what a difference a day makes here as far as this storm is concerned. a few showers. big time snows. a few more showers as they can't to make their way through overnight. but the big story tonight is the cold air. temperatures right now in the 30s. 36 in hangerstown. only 42 degrees right now in washington, d.c. sandy is not done with us just yet. and she's not ready to leave, either. >>
sticking with this and sticking with it. as far as me, i'm heading up to new york city with the models kind of honing in on that area and certainly the potential to stop the city that never sleeps. that is something that i will be covering for the weather channel come tomorrow night. back to you. >> and new york city, definitely one of the places that could be hardest hit as the storm continues to move up. we will see the rain and winds starting during the day sunday. and then the storm coming up, just to our north. we are going to see some major impacts from this. what are those impacts going to be? what does it mean when it is further north? is that all good news? we will talk about it in a minute. >> thank you, doug. people along the delaware beaches. some of them are packing up and heading out tonight. residents in low lying areas are told to evacuate as sandy gets closer. erica gonzalez continues live coverage. erica? >> this is not a sleepy fall beach. there's going to be thousands of people here tomorrow and there are already thousands of people here tonight in anticipation of an ann
. the city is buzzing as the nats hope to keep their world series dreams alive. it all comes down to tonight. fans are ready hoping to come up with a win against the reigning champions of baseball. >> it was all the way back in 1933, i wasn't even around then. as it turns out, that 1933 world series was between the snat tors and the new york giants, remember them? now the los angeles giants -- new york giants. i'm sorry. did i say los angeles? los angeles is the dodgers. anyway, it's the giants that this team will be playing when they win this game tonight. >> we got to go inside. we've been inside for a while watching some of the game. nats park is packed. it's a sell-out crowd. they sold the standing room only tickets this morning. those were gone very, very quickly. it's a huge and enthusiastic crowd in there tonight. >> they're jumping, they're hot. they're waving those red towels. >> we've been here for a good bit of time. i'll tell you, it was very unexpected to see the offensive explosion from the nationals. that's the one part of this team that really hasn't produced this post-season
. hundreds of thousands are without power. and new york city appears to be among the hardest hit. tonight, pictures continue to come into our news room. >> we have team coverage. crews all over the area. let's begin with doug cameron tracking the storm. doug, what are we looking forward to next? >> we're looking forward to this storm beginning to weaken. it's trying to do that, but not yet. they just put out a new statement -- the national weather service put out a new statement. it still has sustained winds of 75 miles per hour in parts of the area. those are coming right over northeastern parts of maryland and delaware. we're continuing to see winds gusting over tropical storm force in new york, philadelphia, washington, latest wind gusts are 47 miles an hour after a 60 mile an hour wind gust. it may be coming down a little bit, but we're going to continue to see these periodic gusts throughout the rest of the night. you can see exactly where the center of circulation is right here. there's the center coming right over the northern portion of the chesapeake right now. it will continue t
of a new plan to generate extra toll lars from revenue from alcohol sales for the city. but not everyone thinks that's a good idea. >> hey, jim. a lot of city officials were probably hoping that this weekend they would start seeing the cash to start flowing in. but it looks like it's going to be more of a soft open this weekend. >>> this columbus day weekend will be the first run of a new licy that allows 42 bars and restaurants in the district to keep the drinks flowing until 4:00 a.m. on holidays. the extended hours will only take place before federal and district holidays. lima lounge is already open until 3:00 a.m. on weekends but has to stop serving alcohol at 2:00. people coming out at 1:00, 2:00 in the morning, it's not that much longer. >> they won't be going until 4:00 a.m. this time around. >> columbus day is a less of a holiday. that was the consensus for most of the places we stopped by tonight. this will help d.c. compete with other major cities. >> it's been a sleepy town. so anything to maybe spice up the night life, i think it helps businesses, so i think it's a good thin
polling places today. >>> atlantic city decided not to gamble on sandy. >>> on itunes or the android market. >>> long lines and long wait times for the crowds of people who showed up to vote early today in d.c. eight polling places opened today for early voters. nearly all of them were packed with people hoping to avoid the bad weather, this week ahead. many voters say that the polling places weren't prepared for the large crowds. >> they're still trying to -- people leaving, because they're getting discouraged. >> everybody needs to come and vote early. when they say that, they need to have at least 8 to 10 machines there. >> part of the problem is that some precincts require machines programmed for their specific ballot issues. officials say by monday they will be able to allocate more machines to the busiest polling places. >>> long lines for early voters in maryland today too. hundreds waited patiently in prince georges county. similar situation in oxon hill, lines wrapped around the public library there. they waited as long as four hours to cast their ballot. >>> president obama
now making their way on to shore. ocea city. lewis delaware. these are the first ones that are going to have the tropical storm force wind. hurricane force gust as long the beaches do come during the day tomorrow. let's take a look right now. you can see the storm, clearly defined here. actually the eye starting to reform. it is starting to strengthen a little bit. not going to have much bearing though on the entire forecast. the latest wind. 75 miles an hour. movement to the northeast. at 14 miles an hour. it will eventually move back to the north-west. close to our area. by 8:30 tuesday morning. it should be very, very close to us. this is going to bring us a lot of different kind of weather. this is the biggest news. gusts of 60 miles an hour, potentially upwards of 70 miles an hour. a high wind warning in effect for the area. i will be back later on to update you about the warnings, watches, advisories. a lot of them. a lot to go through. we'll keep you posted right here. >> thank you, doug. hundreds of thousand of people have been evacuated tonight, in rehobeth beach, delaware.
navigated the 170,000-pound shuttle through the city, carefully avoiding trees, street lights, and even coming within inches of some buildings. why'd you want to come see it? >> because it looks really big. and cool. >> oh my god. huge. really huge. it's amazing to see that this was in space and now it's here in our city. >> reporter: last night engineers were faced with one of their most difficult maneuvers yet, getting "endeavour" across the 405 freeway. this morning, the shuttle made its first stop at the historic forum in englewood for a special ceremony. >> "endeavour" is a true national treasure and i'm extremely pleased to welcome it to the new home here in southern california. >> reporter: later in the day, after a delay due to maintenance on the transporter and maneuvering challenges, fans were treated to a special musical performance arranged by famed choreographer debbie allen. "endeavorer's" new home the california science center where officials hope it will inspire future generations of astronauts. stephanie stanton, nbc news, los angeles. >>> here at home, plans are moving
, the city got a head start on winter. the city also has a new arsenal of equipment at its disposal. there are new trucks that remember which streets have been plowed and the plow blades themselves are new meant to remove more snow with less noise. still, city leaders say their response depends on the amount of snow that falls. >> up to 18-20 inches of snow, i feel vecomfortable about what w can do. >> the d.c. area gets about 14.5 inches of snow in a typical year. as we have learned in recent years, it can certainly exceed that. >> it's been feast or famine. a couple years ago, we had well over five times above average. you know, you get over 70 inches one year. i think we're going to get some snow. but our official forecast comes out in about the next three weeks. still crunching the numbers out there? you guys see the numbers out there? take a look at this video that we shot a little bit earlier. this is from a viewer. i want to say thank you very much for sending this in. this is what we call a shelf cloud. you notice a cloud coming at you. this is probably right after the cloud
. and the further you're going to be away from the city lights. that will help your view indeed. look for orion's belt in the late night sky. get away from the city lights, and now that the moon is down, our sky will be nice and dark. so just be on the lookout for orion's belt in the sky. not a bad night, still a little mild. 55 degrees still with a light wind out of the north at five miles per hour. temperatures around the rest of the area 40s and 50s. nearly everybody will be back down in the 40s to get your sunday morning started. chilly, bright start. we'll call i mid to upper 40s around town. we'll jump easily into the mid to upper 60s today. the redskins are often the road. that doesn't mean we forget about the forecast. in new york tomorrow, 62 to 66 during game time. sunny and mild. perfect weather up in new york city. nothing showing up on doppler, nearest raindrops to us, across parts of western new york. area of low pressure that brought the clouds to us today is going to be lifting out. as it 340e6shs out, high pressure moves in. that spells not only nice weather tomorrow, but a nic
of city hall. family members and former coworkers spoke about stevens influence and accomplishmentsment stevens was killed in an attack in benghazi back on september 11th. he was 52 years old. >> a family feud led to murder in fairfax. ruth hamilton went to her mother's home to talk about a family member. police say allen's brother, charles hamilton, shot her right in front of their 91-year-old mother. dr. allen was an assistant professor at an american university and an adjunct professor at yale university. >> accusations of bullying, intimidation and intolerance from a gallaudet university employee suspended for signing a petition regarding same-sex marriage chl. kb gallaudet's chief operating officer gave her statement. she signed the petition to bring the vote in november. through an interpreter, mckcaskl says her life has become a nightmare. >> no one has the right to decide what my signature meant. >> allen horwitz, the gallaudet president, expects to return to her job. >> coming up, a new push to lower fines from d.c. drivers. >> retailers getting into the holiday spirit. what ta
the coast of ocean city -- no, that's off the coast of hawaii. not even close to ocean city, but they did have some big-time surf. for these guys, what does that mean? hit the beach. that's exactly what they were doung. they're expecting more big waves tomorrow. a southwest swell coming in on the big island. by way, temperatures in hawaii. the next seven days in a row, 85 degrees. i looked at the forecast. 85 the next seven days in a row. that's why i'm your weather man. i'm not doing the weather in honolulu. the wet ir did change a little bit. up 10 degrees from where we were yesterday. we were almost 10 degrees higher at 64 degrees. a lot of you said you didn't really notice a difference because of all of the cloud cover that we saw. it was still fairly cool. out there right now, 59 degrees. a dew point of 52. a lot of moisture in the atmosphere. the clouds starting to lower. only about 3 miles an hour. but that is going to allow for some more cloud cover. and the potential is there for drizzle overnight and into your morning. right now, very cool out to the west. we're already seeing
have a chance tomorrow will to take that next step. i know my teammates will be ready, and the city will, too. >> tame game time tomorrow, 8:37 p.m. gio gonzalez to the mound. with a win, they advance to the national league championship series with the san francisco giants. more reaction and news from a giddy locker room coming up in sports. erika gonzalez also witnessed the madness tonight. erika? >> reporter: dan, oh, what a heart at that tack! the nats live, they live to fight another day. >> 3-2 and a adrive hit deep to left field, looking up, way back, it's gone! >> reporter: it's like someone took a defibrillator to the heart of this team and shocked it back to life. will this couple used up some vacation time to see the 2-1 victory over the cardinals. >> we had to help the nats win today, and we pulled it off. >> reporter: and someone even played a little hooky and why were you not in mrs. westner's place today. >> because i was at the nationals game will. >> reporter: dad? >> let's go nats! let's go nats! will 79 years, he's making history. >> reporter: for karen, tonight wa
's turning its attention to the u.s. from frida to new york, jay gray with a closer look at how cities are preparing coming up at 11:15. >>> in prince george's county, nine cars have been set on fire over a 24-hour period. fire officials believe they're linked and now they're warning the public about a serial arsonist. more on the costly crime spree. >> reporter: strange popping sounds and an eerie orange glow wakened vincent white around 9:00 a.m. >> the window was engulfed in flames. >> reporter: that's one of the air bags in the tree. it exploded in the fire. his car wasn't the fist in the span of 20 hours, several cars were burned or fwroeken into in prince george's county. >> they attempted but once my alarm went off, they scattered. >> reporter: his suv was just minimaled from being torched. >> reporter: frank had been alerted to something amiss in his driveway. >> my wife just woke me up, she told me, your car alarm is going off. and she said, oh, look, it looks like there's fire, there's fire. >> within a 22-hour period, nine auto fires were set ablaze in the settering, largo,
said no way. that surcharge is expected to be rescinded tomorrow. in the meantime, the city police force is getting ready for the extra crowds at nats stadium. hundreds of officers at standby. they will not be affected by the coverage. >> tonight, a call to get rid of pepco at montgomery county. a group of customers fed up wants the county to take over the fra franchise. at a meeting tontd, customers and electric officials talked about the public utilities. today, a state task force allowed to charge an extra monthly fee to upgrade their systems. plenty of food, a warm bed and lots of attention. life has taken a huge turn for 23 dogs after being arrested from a puppy mill. they spent a special vehicle to pick the dogs up. police say they are among 200 animals received. the dogs aring wie being checke. >> we'll tell you why it could cost you money. >> stranded at sea and armed with an ipad, the incredible footage of two guys who survived a plane crash. >> a local firefighter shared video from a vacation she will not soon forget. >> we've got some clouds and showers out there right n
in new york city left a chilling note about one of the d.c. snipers. verks vinda lee smith was found brutally murdered just a day before she had gotten married. a note said more pregnant women would die unless lee malvo was released from prison. police are still looking for a suspect and the moetive. >> a truck fire caused the leaves in northeast d.c. today at the cvs just before 7:00 tonight. things inside that trailer caught fire. traffic on wisconsin avenue was slowed to a crawl because of all of the fire crews. it is not clear what started the fire. >> five deaths have reportedly been linked to monster energy drinks. tonight, the food and drug administration is investigating. and a maryland family is talking after filing a lawsuit claiming the highly caffeinated drink killed their daughter. jim rosenfield is in hagerstown with the warning. >> okay, this is anisa's room. >> it's exactly 10 months tomorrow since the 14 yeerlt's death. tonight, in her home, her mother still grieves. >> i visit the cemetery every day. >> wendy says she died from a severe reaction after drinking two m
officials say this man attempted to blow up the federal reserve building in new york city the other day. the 21-year-old was arrested in an f.b.i. sting. >> the new york is the top of the target list in this country. and i think this just reaffirms that. >> according to the justice department, nofice traveled from his queens apartment to a nearby warehouse where he assembled the van bomb. then, after attempting to detonate the substance, nofice was taken into custody. >> i thif it shows, again, that law enforcement is vigilant. >> nofice arrived on a student visa. he told a confidential informant he wanted to form a terror cell here in the u.s. he plotted several places for his attack but settled on the federal reserve building. a scary thought for those who live and work in the area. >> it actually makes me feel like i don't want to come to work tomorrow. >> reporter: this afternoon, he appeared alongside his court-appointed attorney. he is charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction and attempting to provide material support to a terrorist organization. nafis did not e
city. >>> a man in critical condition tonight after falling more than 20 feet from an escalator at metlife stadium in new jersey. police say the 42-year-old was leaving, giants/redskins game when he fell over the side of the escalator. they say he fell 21 feet. landed on a metal stage. police aren't sure what caused him to fall. he was air lifted to a nearby hospital. >>> monday morning commute will be easier for a lot of people who work and live near dupont circle. because, the south entrance to the red line station is now back open. with brand new escalators. as derek ward explains, one step on a long journey to making the system reliable. >> reporter: a new set of moving stairways usually not a reason for a ribbon cutting. the escalators are as long and problematic as the one at dupont south entrance have been. metro wants to celebrate. >> the dupont circle escalators were among the most unreliable in our system. they were old, manufacturer had gone out of business. difficult to secure parts to, repair the old escalators. even the 100 step climb was tolerable for those doing
of five playoff series starting tomorrow. it's big business for both teams and their cities. when the o's won last night, fans celebrated knowing they would get a shot at the yankees. and businesses celebrating, as well, starting to print new t-shirts and other gear for fans coming to the park on sunday and before. >> last night it was crazy. i actually haven't slept at all. we are just getting ready for today. we knew it was going to be crazy before we got here. 7:00 in the morning and people were already waiting to open up. we're probably going to stay late. >> long hours. but two playoff games in baltimore means more money for beer distributors, bars, restaurants and hotels will benefit from traveling yankee fans, as well. and the nats getting ready for the playoffs. they start on the road against st. louis. we'll have a preview of the big game tomorrow and tell you whether any of the guys are nervous about their first playoff appearance. for more coverage, go to nbcwashington.com. we have an entire page dedicated to it. just search key word nats, o course. >>> mitt romney is gaining
million for the city. >> pumpkins and goblins decorate yards hinting at what's to come. halloween is just around the corner. some people are taking a dramatic approach to celebrate the season. erica gonzalez is live in leesburg to explain. >> reporter: hi, doreen. would you just take a look at this stuff? so this is branden bolis' home. this is what you get when your wife asks you to get a little bit more festive. a little. and this is what happened to the hougs. can you believe that? it's covered in l.e.d. lights. when you turn music on and you drive by the house, the lights flicker and they dance to the music, including the popular song, gangem style. do you have your costumes? if so, are the younger ones maybe getting a little too ghoulish? >> the more gruesome the halloween costume, the better. depending on who you ask. >> they don't look to be mean or hateful or anything like that. >> lori cling and her boys are going with the flow with what's on tv and the movies and this year, that's zombies. according to staff at this leesburg spirit store, zombies are the big sellers, and young o
on friday. saturday, waking up to 41 in the city. but maybe 31 in some of the colder suburbs. take a look at sunday and monday. back into the low to mid 70s. the cold air is here and then back to some warmer numbers. it's all there for you. >> kind of a roller coaster, really. >> sports up next. tough day for the nats. but dan is going to tell us how they plan to rebound. >>. let me tell you how i will create 12 million jobs when president obama couldn't. first, my energy independence policy means more than three million new jobs. many of them in manufacturing. my tax reform plan to lower rates for the middle class and for small business creates seven million more. and expanding trade, cracking down on china, and improving job training takes us to over 12 million new jobs. i'm mitt romney, and i approve this message. >> announcer: this is the xfin to the best of my recollecti ity sports desk. >> seriously, you're leading with baseball tonight? >> how painful, man. >> it's nots over. >> no, no, it's not over. and we should be clear to make that point. we're still in this. >> and it was an
suffered a concussion. all of the redskins said is that griffin was shaken up. in kansas city, quarterback matt cassel also suffered a concussion. after the game, starting tackle eric winston called out the fans who actually cheered when cassel left the game with an injury. for the steelers, who got a big win today against the eagles, they have a short week to turn it around on a thursday night and they are missing possibly two of their starting defense players, troy polamalu who returned from an aggravated calf injury and returned from that injury today and lamarr woodley suffered a hamstring injury, the outside linebacker. >> folks, get the latest nfl news and information from mike florio all week long by tuning into the all new pro football talk which airs tomorrow at 5:00 p.m. and every weekday on the nbc sports network. al and cris back to wrap things up from new orleans after this. . uuuhhh! leave ordinary behind with wendy's new bacon portabella melt. applewood smoked bacon, rich portabellas in a melty cheddar sauce. unleashing the power of the melt. that's wendy's way. now that's b
drive around the city this year. so far, california, nevada and florida have laws that allow driverless vehicles. the obama administration also just launched an initiative to test the safety of the futuristic vehicles. >> apple, today, officially launched its new ipad mini. they say it's as thin as a pencil and very light, but it's not cheap. prices begin at $329 for the bagsic wifi model. apple also unvailed a fourth generation ipad. they say it has a better camera and processor. preorders for both products will begin on friday. >> you may not think of a wilson building as a hot spot for dining, but some food vendors serve some hot dishes from there off pennsylvania avenue in northwest for the next three weeks. the move comes as d.c. council members are set to vote for new information that could restrict where they can operate. >> i'm thinking the food vendor trucks are going to be kind of popular tomorrow. >> that's right. they're probably popular today, too, doing a lot of business. well, we're watching two things in the weather. the easy part is tomorrow. and that's the mild day tha
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